"Reading is the best way to relax....Even six minutes is enough to cut stress by more than two-thirds."
India Today International, India
"A 2008 study conducted at the University of Minnesota, suggests a benefit unique to cats: cat owners were found to be less likely to die of a heart attack or stroke than people who don't own cats."
MindBodyFitness.suite101.com article "How Owning a Cat can Help"
"Get More Sleep:A lack of sleep is a strong contributing factor to excessive stress. Most chronic stress sufferers feel extreme fatigue, and getting more sleep can help relieve a lot of that fatigue. When your body is rested, you are much more capable of coping with things."